Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 387–395 | Cite as

Exact Solutions of the Schrödinger Equation with Position-dependent Effective Mass via General Point Canonical Transformation

  • Cevdet Tezcan
  • Ramazan Sever

Exact solutions of the Schrödinger equation are obtained for the Rosen–Morse and Scarf potentials with the position-dependent effective mass by appliying a general point canonical transformation. The general form of the point canonical transformation is introduced by using a free parameter. Two different forms of mass distributions are used. A set of the energy eigenvalues of the bound states and corresponding wave functions for target potentials are obtained as a function of the free parameter.


position-dependent mass point canonical transformation effective mass Schrödinger equation Rosen–Morse potential Scarf potential 

PACS numbers

03.65.-w 03.65.Ge 12.39.Fd 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringBaşkent UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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